Giving Music: A Music Charity

Healing, through live music performances. Giving Music is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit charitable organization.

WELCOME TO GIVING MUSIC

Dear Friends,

The remarkable healing power of music is making itself known throughout the healthcare community, and we at Giving Music are proud to be a part of this extraordinary process. We are once again planning our annual Gift of Music holiday series, in which our dedicated teams of musicians travel to nursing homes and senior citizen centers throughout LA County spreading holiday cheer to seniors. Last year we brought the Gift of Music to more than 30 facilities between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, and this year, our goal is to exceed that number. We can only do so with your help.

Giving Music is a non-profit organization (501c3) committed to bringing the healing power of music to the residents of care facilities and institutions. Through our efforts, thousands of residents of nursing homes, hospitals and VA centers have had the opportunity to enjoy professional quality live entertainment at no cost to the facilities.

Our musicians and singers are working professionals who perform with us at a fraction of their usual rates, which in many cases barely covers transportation and other expenses. Additional costs for us include scheduling and staffing performances, music preparation and printed materials.

We need your help today to bring music to thousands of seniors this holiday season. Your tax-deductible donation can help give music to many who would otherwise not enjoy the benefits that live music can provide during the most musical of seasons. Additionally, your name or your company’s name will be added to the performance programs and to a special benefactor’s page our web site.

To get to know our organization and mission, please visit our website at http://www.givingmusic.org or contact us at 323-646-9009. We would love to tell you more about who we are and what we do.

Thank you for your consideration and best wishes from all of us at Giving Music.

To donate:

http://www.givingmusic.org (Donate! Button)

Go Fund Me: http://www.gofundme.com/186xuw

Giving Music
623 Sunnyhill Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90065

Our mission is to spread musical joy in nursing homes, children’s and VA hospitals, and homeless shelters throughout the City and County of Los Angeles:

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Giving Music is a 501 (c)(3) charity dedicated to bringing live music to care facilities and social service agencies.  We are staffed by music, medical and social service professionals who are dedicated to bringing the joy and healing powers of music to nursing homes, hospitals, VA centers and shelters at no cost. Our volunteer musicians and singers have performed for thousands of residents at more than a hundred care facilities.

Music director: Jack Maeby    (323) 646-9009    jmaeby@gmail.com

The story of who we are and why we do what we do:

What administrators and directors are saying about us:

“After the last event, residents who are not normally able to give a response were suddenly clapping and singing. There’s clearly something happening here that’s quite wonderful.”
– Myles Andrews, Administrator, Highland Park Skilled Care Facility

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“Our residents have never heard that kind of music.  They were in great spirits not just for the rest of the day, but for the rest of the week!”
– Linda Goldfinger, Activity Director, Fireside Convalescent Hospital

“To our surprise, one of our residents who rarely speaks was rocking away, even putting her hands up and waving them along with the music.”
– Jean-Marie Meyer, Activity Director, Woodland Care Center

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“Truly Awesome! It is caring people such as yourselves who make all the difference for our patients and make the world a brighter place.”
– Marianne Davis, Chief of Voluntary Service, Department of Veteran Affairs


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“I have no words to express the excitement that your program put in my residents.  Even the ones that never get out of their chairs were dancing and singing.  Your carolers, musicians and every single person that was part this amazing program need to know how grateful they all are. Thanks for bring so much joy to them.”
– Vera Zakuto, Fairwinds-West Hills Program Director

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